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Yangtze +‎ -an


Yangtzean (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Yangtze river.
    • 1988, Lyman P. Van Slyke, Yangtze: Nature, History, and the River, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. (1988), →ISBN, page 3:
      Natural time, social time, remembered time — these are the three kinds of time, the three lenses, through which I will try to view the Yangtzean world.
    • 1990, Palaeontologia Cathayana, Volume 5, page 173:
      In China, the Yangtzean (or North China) fauna is equivalent to the shelf biofacies including endemic polymeroid ptychoparioids, corynexochids, redlichiids, etc., []
    • 2001, Stephen J. Pyne, Fire: A Brief History, University of Washington Press (2001), →ISBN, page 68:
      Excepting some outliers — true wildlands, or the Nilotic, Mesopotamian, Yangtzean floodplains — fire and field came to share a mutual geography.